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What are some natural treatments for psoriasis?

What are some natural treatments for psoriasis?

Try these: 1. Moisturize skin using unscented creams or ointments. Avoid lotions & gels. They contain alcohol that drys skin & stings going on. 2. Bathe in warm water - it's preferable to showering. Try some bath salts. 3. Get some but not too much sunshine 4. Add vitamin d if your levels are low 5. Quit smoking. You will still need the help of a great dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Psoriasis (Definition)

An autoimmune disease involving the skin, nails, and occasionally the joints. It is not contagious. There are several types of skin lesions, most common variety being large red scaly itchy plaques on extensor surfaces such as elbows and knees. Psoriasis can be controlled by a wide variety of medications, but a cure has ...Read more


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Are there any natural treatments for psoriasis?

Are there any natural treatments for psoriasis?

Yes: Psoriasis is an immune system disorder and most treatments are aimed at suppressing the immune system to improve the condition. A natural substance that suppresses the immune system is sunlight. Some patients tell me that vitamin c and vitamin e topically and orally help. Vitamin d is often incorporated into prescription creams. Recent studies have shown excess weight contributes to psoriasis. ...Read more

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Are there any good, natural treatments for psoriasis?

Are there any good, natural treatments for psoriasis?

Yes.: For mild skin disease, Hydrocortisone ointment or cream. Scalp: tar, selenium, and zinc pyrithione shampoo. Patient with sebo-psoriasis of the face can wash with these. There is a product: "skin zinc, " also effective. Finally. Mild ultraviolet light-not to the point of burn, will also help. 3-omega fatty acids have been helpful in some studies. Obtained from fish and flax seed oil. Vitamin d3 too! ...Read more

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Is enbrel (etanercept) good for psoriasis treatment? What is the best natural way of reducing psoriasis?

Yes it can be effect: Enbrel (etanercept) can help treat psoriasis if other therapy does not work. There are improtant guidleines and precautions before you can take it. The best natural therapy is sunshine - but with caution because of he risk of skin cancer. ...Read more

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What treatment for psoriasis?

What treatment for psoriasis?

There are many...: ...From topical steroids to vitamin d derivatives to ultraviolet light to methotrexate, cyclosporine, the biologic drugs, and many other options. A lot depends on severity, the areas involved, and how you feel about it. See a dermatologist and get a good evaluation and treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. ...Read more

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Best treatment for psoriasis?

Best treatment for psoriasis?

Many Options: Psoriasis is a complex disease with a wide range of presentations and severity. Treatments must be tailored to the individual patient according to their disease severity, coexisting medical problems (other health problems, if any), and ability to comply with the treatment. The best treatment for you is out there, but you must see a dermatologist who will tailor the treatment specifically for you. ...Read more

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Psoriasis causes and treatments?

Psoriasis causes and treatments?

Psoriasis: Long topic requiring a visit to a website:
https://www.Psoriasis.Org/about-psoriasis/symptoms-and...
About psoriasis symptoms and diagnosis. This should answer any and all questions you may have about psoriasis. ...Read more

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Are there treatment for psoriasis?

Yes: There are several treatments for psoriasis, depending on it's severity and other symptoms. But there is no cure. Treatment has to be continued and the condition will come back when treatment terminated or worsen with stress. ...Read more

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What's a good treatment for psoriasis?

Varies on severity: Small patches may respond well to various potencies of steroid cream, vit. D-like drugs, or vit a-derived meds. Larger areas of involvement may require immunosuppressant therapy like Methotrexate or new immune-modulator drugs like infliximab, etanercept, etc. The latter drugs have many side effects and precautions; so you should be under the care of a specialist in those meds. ...Read more

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What treatment is a good for psoriasis?

What treatment is a good for psoriasis?

Many Options: Psoriasis is a chronic skin and joint disease for which there are many good treatments. The choice of treatment depends on the severity of skin and or joint involvement and can be as simple as topical treatments or more aggressive systemic/injectable medications. It's important to know that there is no cure for this disease and we still do not know what actually causes it. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are good treatments for psoriasis?

Absolutely: There are many excellent treatments for psoriasis. The appropriate one for any person depends on the severity of the disease. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are there new treatments for psoriasis?

Yes: The most recent are biological agents which reduce inflammation of the skin. These are generally used in moderate to severe psorisis (>20% skin involvemnt in patients that have failed two systemic treatments such as phototherapy and other oral agents such as methotrexate. ...Read more

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What is th best treatment for psoriasis?

Depends: It depends on the patient and your other health conditions as this often determines what medications you can take. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for psoriasis?

What's the best treatment for psoriasis?

Psoriasis: There is no "best" treatment. It all depends on how severe your disease is and how much risk, expense and hassle you wish to undergo to achieve optimum results. ...Read more

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Is there any new treatments for psoriasis?

Is there any new treatments for psoriasis?

Yes: There are incredibly effective treatments for psoriasis including tnf agents such as enbrel, Humira or Remicade and another different biologic, strattera (atomoxetine). ...Read more

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Any effective OTC treatments for psoriasis?

Any effective OTC treatments for psoriasis?

Yes!: For mild skin disease, Hydrocortisone ointment or cream. Scalp: tar, selenium, and zinc pyrithione shampoo. Patient with sebo-psoriasis of the face can wash with these. There is a product: "skin zinc, " also effective. Finally. Mild ultraviolet light-not to the point of burn, will also help. ...Read more

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What are some psoriasis treatments that work?

Several options: The most appropriate therapy really depends of the severity of the disease. Localized disease can be handled by topical creams. Phototherapy can help more significant disease. For the more severe and refractory psoriasis, tnf agents (enbrel, etc) are very effective. ...Read more

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What treatment is good for psoriasis for people?

What treatment is good for psoriasis for people?

PSORIASIS RX: Treatments are: emolients, vitamin d called dovonex cream, retinoids, tar, Anthralin, corticosteroids, phototherapy, Methotrexate or immunosuppressants. ...Read more